Costa Rican in Liberia

Los Comales

This convivial, popular local spot is run by a women’s collective. Come for traditional Guanacaste fare, such as arroz de mais (chicken and corn). Lunchtime is crowded which means slow service.
Organic in Liberia

Café Liberia

This beautifully restored colonial-era building has heavy wooden furniture and frescoed ceilings, creating a romantic ambience for rich coffee and gourmet fare. Simple food is taken to new levels: ceviche (seafood m…
Pizza in Liberia

Pizza Pronto

This very cute, old-world pizzeria, where the wood is stacked next to the smoking courtyard oven, keeps it romantic and simple – just pizza, pasta and salads. The pizzas are delish, ranging from the recommended vege…
Costa Rican in Cañas

Rincón Corobicí

A great lunch stop, this attractive Swiss-run restaurant is 4km north of Cañas on the banks of the Río Corobicí. A terrace provides river and garden views, and a short trail follows the riverbank, where you can take…
Supermarket in Cañas


Pick up some picnic supplies or shop for your self-catering needs.
Supermarket in Cañas


Stock up on snacks and water for your trip to Palo Verde, or wherever you are headed.
Restaurant in Liberia

Copa de Oro

This congenial family restaurant is popular with locals and gringos alike. Try the rice and seafood house specialty, arroz copa de oro. The casados are excellent and there’s a nice ceviche menu too.
Steak in Liberia

Toro Negro Steakhouse

Located in a beautiful colonial-era building, this family-friendly restaurant has an extensive international menu specializing in meat including New York strip, filet mignon and burgers. The rustic interior is invit…
Market in Liberia


Stock up for your bus ride at the local market.
Barbecue in Abangares

Bar-B-Q Tres Hermanas

Long before you get here, you’ll notice signs on the Interamericana advertising the best steakhouse in Guanacaste – Bar-B-Q Tres Hermanas. Believe the hype. This local landmark’s specialty is barbecue beef and pork …